NOVEMBER 15, 2019

Today in Gear: GoPro’s Most Stable Camera Yet, BMW’s New Electric Car & More


November 15, 2019 Briefings By

Today in Gear is our daily roundup of all the latest product announcements, drops and deals. Comments or concerns? We’d love to hear from you at tig@gearpatrol.com.


Nothing beats the adrenaline rush of carving through fresh powder on the slopes, blazing down trails on your mountain bike or whatever else it is that gets your blood pumping. The only thing that comes close is the fun of showing off the footage to your friends in all its stabilized, high-def glory. GoPro’s newest release — the HERO8 Black — is by far its most advanced and streamlined HERO camera yet, touting with HyperSmooth 2.0 and 4K capabilities yet give users the ability to capture crystal-clear footage with virtually no shakiness. It’s not just for extreme sports either; the pared-down design and incredible picture quality make this camera an ideal option for all kinds of users. So whether you’re stacking clips, updating your vlog or just capturing moments with the fam, the HERO8 Black will give you beautiful, stable video across the board.

New & Noteworthy Releases

This Watch Fulfills Your Childhood Obsession with Things That Glow in the Dark
This Watch Fulfills Your Childhood Obsession with Things That Glow in the Dark

The Bell & Ross BR03-92 Full Lum is so bright, you may need sunglasses in order to read the time at night.

This Is the Travel Gadget You Need If You Travel with AirPods
This Is the Travel Gadget You Need If You Travel with AirPods

The AirFly Pro is a new wireless headphone adapter that let you use your AirPods with an airplane's in-flight entertainment system.

This Is The Minimalist Dress Watch to Buy This Holiday Season
This Is The Minimalist Dress Watch to Buy This Holiday Season

Nomos has introduced two new versions of its popular and stylish Tangente watch with deep blue dials and in-house movements.

These Are the 10 Most Reliable Cars You Can Buy
These Are the 10 Most Reliable Cars You Can Buy

Some of our absolute favorite cars made the list.

We’ve Never Seen Anything Like This Weird Everyday Backpack
We’ve Never Seen Anything Like This Weird Everyday Backpack

Osuza's new everyday backpack uses a unique construction to carry everything from art supplies to gym gear.

BMW’s New Electric Car Might Be Better than Tesla in an Important Way
BMW’s New Electric Car Might Be Better than Tesla in an Important Way

BMW's upcoming i4 will beat the Tesla Model 3 on range, according to a new report.

Dr. Martens Just Released One of the Best Boot Collabs of the Year
Dr. Martens Just Released One of the Best Boot Collabs of the Year

Dr. Martens' classic Jungle Boot just got even wilder thanks to the streetwear vets at Haven.

This Is Likely to Be the Last Stick Shift Corvette Ever Made
This Is Likely to Be the Last Stick Shift Corvette Ever Made

Cross another great manual transmission-equipped car off the dwindling list.

David Lynch’s Sunglasses Are Just as Esoteric and Cool as You’d Expect
David Lynch’s Sunglasses Are Just as Esoteric and Cool as You’d Expect

Desirable both in terms of style and performance.


Fresh Deals


Butterpat Cast-Iron Skillet
Save $50: Today, Butter Pat’s best-selling 8-inch Estee skillet is on sale from $145 to $95. This size skillet is good for a single steak, breakfast for two, cornbread and various other desserts and baking recipes.


Thermoworks Thermapen
Save $20: Thermoworks makes all kinds of things, but its marquee product has always been the humble Thermapen. Today on Thermoworks site, cop a Classic Thermapen for 25 percent off.


Adidas Ultraboost Running Shoes
Save $104: The popular Adidas Ultraboost normally goes for $180 but thanks to a sale and a promo code, you can spend just $76 on a brand-new pair.


Arc’teryx Zeta SL Rain Jacket
Save $75: The waterproof, breathable, packable Zeta SL is just what you need this time of year — and hey, it’s on sale.


L.L. Bean Sale
Save 25%: Do not sleep on L.L. Bean. Right now, they’re offering 25 percent off your entire order (with exclusions to third-party brands, which, to be honest, really doesn’t matter since The Bean is fire).


Panasonic ER-GB80-S Beard Trimmer
Save 40%: For trimming anything, it helps to have the right tool for the job. The Panasonic ER-GB80-S is a solid choice, and you can get yours today for just $59.


Sony WH-1000XM3 Noise-Canceling Headphones
Save $100 or More: Right now, eBay is selling brand-new Sony WH-1000XM3 noise-canceling headphones for $265, which is $85 off what they normally go for. You can also buy refurbished models for just under $200.

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Seiko Presage SRPB41 Watch
Save 32%: The Seiko Presage SRPB41 features an automatic movement with 41 hours of power reserve and a gorgeous blue dial with date wheel. For a limited time, you can get it for 32% off its list price.


Today on Gear Patrol

3 Affordable Vintage Watches for Sale from Historic American Brands
3 Affordable Vintage Watches for Sale from Historic American Brands

These stylish vintage watches offer great value and a look into American watchmaking companies of the 20th century.

Readers Review the Apple AirPods Pro, a Seiko Prospex & More
Readers Review the Apple AirPods Pro, a Seiko Prospex & More

We asked Gear Patrol readers to review the gear they've used recently, and whether or not they would recommend it to others.

Soft Sells: How Snowboard Boots Got Stuck in the Past
Soft Sells: How Snowboard Boots Got Stuck in the Past

The snowboard industry has never evolved past glorified skate shoes that sacrifice durability, performance and innovation. Here's why.

The 15 Best Gifts to Give Commuters
The 15 Best Gifts to Give Commuters

Nobody likes commuting. These gifts, however, can make that slog to work a bit more pleasurable.

Craigslist, Back Rooms & Money Launderers: Two Months Hunting for the World’s Most Wanted Bourbon
Craigslist, Back Rooms & Money Launderers: Two Months Hunting for the World’s Most Wanted Bourbon

Pappy Van Winkle is America's most coveted whiskey. We gave a writer $300 to see if it's possible to find at retail price.

The 20 Best Style Gifts of 2019
The 20 Best Style Gifts of 2019

We scoured the web's backstock to round up this list of the best style gifts around, from a premium handmade fleece overshirt to a sought-after selvedge bandana to a fresh fragrance.

2020 Nissan Titan Review: Is ‘Good Enough’ Good Enough?
2020 Nissan Titan Review: Is ‘Good Enough’ Good Enough?

Nissan delivers its latest attempt to answer the fundamental question: Why buy a Titan instead of a Ram, Silverado or F-150?

No Kitchen Is Complete Without a Heavy-Duty Blowtorch — Buy This One ASAP
No Kitchen Is Complete Without a Heavy-Duty Blowtorch — Buy This One ASAP

The puny dessert blow torches of yesteryear are unfit for a home kitchen. Here's why a heavy-duty blowtorch should be your next Amazon pickup.

Why You Should Never Buy Your Ski Boots Online
Why You Should Never Buy Your Ski Boots Online

When it comes to ski boots, you should always consult a professional bootfitter.

5 Affordable 4K TVs We Hope Get Even Cheaper This Black Friday
5 Affordable 4K TVs We Hope Get Even Cheaper This Black Friday

Black Friday and Cyber Monday have been traditionally good days to buy a new TV.


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